Serving the People of Cleveland
The Romano Law Firm was founded in 2003 with the goal of helping local individuals, families, and small business owners through financial troubles. Our founding attorney, Joe Romano, is a dedicated advocate for the people, having focused his practice on those that need it most over large corporate entities. As a veteran and a candidate who has run for office, he understands the value of trust and hard work, qualities he provides to every client of our firm.
“Joseph was expedient with communications, thorough with paperwork and the process, treated me with respect, and fought diligently to help me to overcome all of the obstacles and get the results that I strived for.”- Esther S.
Thomas v. Kuhn Successful Defense
Successful defense of a title company in a trustee's efforts to invalidate a mortgage and take property of debtor for benefit of creditors of the debtor.
Rhiel v. Seye (In re Kebe) Successful Defense
Represented the 3rd party co-owner of property, showing that value of property to Seye outweighed the value of the property to the creditors of the debtor's bankruptcy estate.
Dawson v. J&B Detail Successful Judgment
Court determination that "On-Time Pay System" (kill-switch) is an attempt to collect a debt and must be removed from a vehicle upon the filing of a Ch. 13 bankruptcy)
In re DeVito Successful Appeal
When a Ch. 13 plan is filed it becomes the plan, superseding all previously filed plans. Court was wrong to dismiss case based on the non-confirmability of a chapter 13 plan that had been amended
Jennings v. Bodrick Successful Defense
Creditor argued that debtor was in on a Nigerian scam to invest in the international sale of auto parts.
In re Davis First Circuit Court Level Decision
Sixth Circuit found that debtor's filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy are permitted to continue deductions made from payroll into retirement in the Means Test and can continue to fund the retirement plan throughout the life of the chapter 13 plan provided the debtor was doing so prior to the filing of the Chapter 13.